National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Los Angeles

Day: Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
111 N Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Event Report

Charge Up LA! included test-drives, vehicle displays and information on electric car incentives, charging station rebates, solar power, home energy efficiency and more. We also had lawn games for kids, a face-painter and DJ, and food trucks for a fun day for the whole family.

Speakers included:
• Nancy Sutley, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Chief Sustainability Officer
• Caroline Choi, Southern California Edison Senior Vice President Regulatory Affairs
• Joel Levin, Plug In America Executive Director
• Lauren Faber O'Connor, City of Los Angeles Chief Sustainability Officer
• Carlo De La Cruz, Senior Campaign Representative, Sierra Club


photo by: LADWP
An overview of Charge Up LA!

More photos from this event.

Event Description

 


Get Behind the Wheel of a Plug-In Electric Vehicle



Join us Saturday, September 8th at 
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power in DTLA

Electric vehicles (EVs) are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline 
vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs and reduce our dependence on petroleum. 

Don’t miss out on our 2018 event!

• Experience the excitement of driving a range of EVs

• Talk to EV owners who already have made the switch

• Learn about the "Charge Up LA" rebate program for home and workplace charging infrastructure

• Find out more about EV federal and state incentives and solar power

• Bring the family to enjoy food trucks, vendors, EV displays and lots of fun!



First 500 test drivers get FREE coupons for food from participating food trucks

Valid drivers license required to test drive vehicles


Reduce your own carbon footprint and come to the event on the Metro. Click here for more information.





Lead Sponsor 




2018 Sponsors 



Check out some highlights from our event last year, and join us for a great day!



Photos courtesy LADWP

Already own an EV?

Come put your car on display in our EV Tailgate Community! Enjoy talking to other EV owners and drivers who want to find out what it's like to own an EV. To attend the event or be a part of the EV Tailgate Community, register here.


Registered Attendees

There are currently 1516 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 38
Chevrolet Volt 29
Chevrolet Bolt 26
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 25
BMW i3 11
BMW i3 REx 10
Tesla Model S 10
Toyota Prius Prime 9
Fiat 500e 8
Tesla Model X 7
Honda Clarity Battery Electric 6
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 5
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 4
Kia Soul EV 4
Toyota Plug-in Prius 4
Audi A3 e-tron 3
Chevy Spark EV 3
Ford Fusion Energi 3
Ioniq Electric 3
Nissan Leaf (2018) 3
Other Plug-In Vehicle 3
Volkswagen e-Golf 3
Ford C-MAX Energi 2
Ford Focus Electric 2
Kia Optima Plug In 2
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 2
Arcimoto SRK 1
BMW 530e 1
BMW i8 1
BMW X5 iPerformance 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
EV Conversion 1
Honda Fit EV 1
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
39 Models 238
Vehicle Registered

Registered attendees report 3,795,628 electric miles driven.

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Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week™

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CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SPONSOR

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